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Key documents

Here you will find all the steps to follow to plan and register a John Muir Award, along with key forms and resources.

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    1. Fill out a Proposal Form

    The Proposal Form is key to planning and delivering the John Muir Award. It enables us to agree, confirm and register your John Muir Award involvement. Use it for Discovery, Explorer and Conserver level. Send a copy of your Proposal Form to at least 2 weeks before the start of your activity. If you are applying for funding for your project please talk to us about how you can add value to your project by including the Award.

    Download the Proposal Form
    Proposal Form Guidance

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    2. Get started

    Get started, get outside and get active!

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    3. Review your activity

    Before requesting your certificates, make sure that each person has met John Muir Award Criteria. You can use this simple Four Challenge Review to help gauge this. Certificates are provided free of charge but cost us £1 each to produce and post. Please consider making a donation to our Wild Action Fund to help cover the cost of your certificates and support the John Muir Award.

    Four Challenge Review - PDF
    Four Challenge Review (Word)

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    4. Send us a Certificate Completion Form

    Review participant involvement. Make sure that each person included has met Award Criteria. Send your completed form to Allow us 2 weeks to process and post your certificates, or alternatively you can choose to receive eCertificates to reduce your impact on the planet. Celebrate and present your Awards!

    Certificate Completion Form

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Get in touch

For more information email Please send all enquiries, Proposal Forms and Certificate Request Forms here.

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